European Companies Acquire U.S.-Based Businesses, China Trade Concerns Raised in New Report

Irish airline Ryanair reportedly entered into a preliminary agreement with Boeing to purchase as many as 200 of the airplane maker’s 737 jets. The deal is valued at more than $22 billion.

Another European company, Electrolux (based in Sweden) will buy General Electric’s appliance business for $3.3 billion. The deal between Electrolux, the parent company of Frigidaire and Eureka, and GE is expected to be completed in 2015.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce release a new report today, saying China may be violating trade agreements with its anti-monopoly law.

Manufacturing businesses in Britain seem to be cautious about increasing their capital spending, according to a new survey.

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